United States Marine Band
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“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band’s mission is to perform for the President of the United States and the Commandant of the Marine Corps. Founded in 1798 by an Act of Congress, the Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization. Today, “The President’s Own” is celebrated for its role at the White House and its dynamic public performances, totaling more than 500 annually.




Concerto Competiton

High School musicians can compete to appear as a guest soloist with the Marine Chamber Orchestra and receive a $2,500 scholarship.


Percussion Audition Nov. 8-9

Read more about auditioning for "The President's Own."


Clarinet Audition Nov. 15-16

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John Williams & "The President's Own"

Newest album: "John Williams and 'The President's Own.'" Recorded live in honor of the United States Marine Band’s 205th & 210th Anniversaries.


Now Available: Volume 6

The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa Volume 6 includes in-depth educational resources, full scores, sheet music, historical notes, recordings, &...